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Grilled Wild Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Grilled Wild Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Print This Recipe Summer is a great time for grilled wild salmon. My favorites include king (chinook), silver (coho), or red (sockeye)—if they are fresh, they all taste fabulous. Salmon fillets should appear moist, the red-orange flesh should be intact (not cracked),...
Watermelon Salad with Cucumber, Feta, and Herbs

Watermelon Salad with Cucumber, Feta, and Herbs

Print This Recipe ​Summer has officially arrived, and watermelon season is here. Watermelon is a fantastic food on a summer day—juicy and sweet yet loaded with hydration, nutrients, and fiber. This dish makes a refreshing and delicious salad. Summer 2019 in Greece, I...

Mexican Scrambled Eggs with Black Beans, Salsa, and Corn Tortillas

Print This Recipe A flavorful and filling breakfast, packed with nutrients and fiber. For the chili ingredient option below, I prefer poblano chilies for their flavor, but they vary from sweet to very spicy, and not every store carries them. Alternatives are canned...
Green Beans with Sliced Almonds

Green Beans with Sliced Almonds

Print This Recipe June is peak season for green beans (also called French beans, string beans, and snap beans). They are rich in fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Whether you blanch them, sauté them, eat them raw, or even after thawing them from the freezer,...
Caribbean Fruit Salad with Orange Liqueur

Caribbean Fruit Salad with Orange Liqueur

Print This Recipe In the French Caribbean islands, we were frequently offered a delightful fruit salad with orange liqueur for dessert—simple yet amazing. You can include any fruits you have handy, but in this recipe, I focused on the commonly served Caribbean fruits:...
Callaloo Soup with Nutmeg, Bay Leaf, and Coconut Milk

Callaloo Soup with Nutmeg, Bay Leaf, and Coconut Milk

Print This Recipe My favorite soup while sailing along the eastern Caribbean island chain was Callaloo Soup with a gentle blend of Caribbean spices. It is easy to prepare, savory, and flavorful. Callaloo leaves come from taro or amaranth plants. The leave is packed...